New polls suggest radical shift away from nuclear power in Japan – Nearly 3 out of every 5 oppose any nuclear restart

A new survey in Japan revealed by Jiji Press shows that 58.5 percent of those responding to the poll, oppose the restart of Japan’s suspended reactors, with over 25% of answers opposing restarts in the strongest tones.

Only 21.2% neither approved nor disapproved, and only 16.2% supported restarts.

Asked how those reactors should be treated, 69.2 pct of the respondents said they need to be decommissioned, with 20.7 pct calling for swift decommissioning.

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